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Kathy’s Point: Much to Celebrate, From Worldwide Rankings to Alumni Accomplishments
Kathy’s Point: Much to Celebrate, From Worldwide Rankings to Alumni Accomplishments
Apr 13 2022 9:00 AM

April is a time for celebration for our Nebraska Business community. As the end of the semester approaches, the diligent and difficult work starts to manifest itself into good grades, summer internship placements, competition wins, honors, graduation and more.

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Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Apr 4 2022 9:00 AM
From roles in retail and sales to sports journalism, Greg Smith, ’10, found managing moments of transition key to gaining a competitive advantage. With one foot in the corporate world, he freelanced for numerous online publications, reporting on events like the Rose Bowl and Bud Crawford's championship boxing matches, and began covering the Huskers in 2013. After a successful stint as a sports radio co-host and producer for ESPN 1480 KLMS in Lincoln, Nebraska, he chose to focus on football full-time as a recruiting analyst for Hail Varsity. » Full Article
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Mar 10 2022 9:00 AM
Before founding the global home health care franchise Home Instead, Paul Hogan, ’85, first started a franchise club at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln after a franchising course inspired him. Dr. Lindsay Thomsen, assistant professor of practice in management and director of business development for the Center for Entrepreneurship, joined the College of Business this spring to relaunch Nebraska Franchise Club and teach a fall franchising course with help from Hogan and other successful franchise owners. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Our Nebraska Business Community Shares Creative Solutions to Real-World Problems
Kathy’s Point: Our Nebraska Business Community Shares Creative Solutions to Real-World Problems
Mar 9 2022 9:00 AM
It’s been said that innovation is anything, but business as usual. However, at Nebraska Business, our students start challenging themselves on day one. Encouraged to ask bold questions, be inclusive and look to the future, our students collaborate to find creative solutions to real-world problems in the classroom, within student organizations and through the many experiences offered at Nebraska. » Full Article
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Mar 8 2022 9:00 AM
Reserved college student Erin Fort grew into a leader while coaching fellow students to professional success. As a peer career coach, the senior actuarial science and finance major from Delray Beach, Florida, found her passion for encouraging and coaching others in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
Sold-Out Women Lead 2022 Event Empowers Leaders
Sold-Out Women Lead 2022 Event Empowers Leaders
Mar 7 2022 2:00 PM
Connie Collingsworth, ’82, chief operating officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, kicked off the Women Lead 2022 – Leading Through Change event in front of a sold-out crowd at Nebraska Innovation Campus, Friday, March 4. A collaboration between the College of Business and College of Law at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the conference advances women in law, business, philanthropy and government. » Full Article
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
Mar 2 2022 9:00 AM
Pairing her graphic design background and business degree with her love of fashion, Jeannie North, ’07, built a business from sewing brightly colored bandanas for her two dogs, Ripley and Rue. Today, her bold, rebellious clothing brand for canines and their owners called Ripley & Rue can be found in 500 retail stores worldwide and reaches more than 140,000 loyal Instagram followers. » Full Article
New South Wales Tops Nebraska's Global Actuarial Science and RMI Rankings
New South Wales Tops Nebraska's Global Actuarial Science and RMI Rankings
Mar 1 2022 9:00 AM
The University of New South Wales Business School in Australia ranked No. 1 in the world in the latest University of Nebraska–Lincoln Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & InsuranceTM released by the College of Business at Nebraska. » Full Article
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Feb 28 2022 9:00 AM
When Husker Football center Cam Jurgens needed to trademark his Beef Jurgy brand, College of Business junior Jake Bowman connected him with the College of Law Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic. As the student who started the first peer-led Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Advisor program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bowman helps student-athletes navigate NIL and campus resources to build a business around themselves. » Full Article
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Feb 24 2022 9:00 AM
Members of the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund, awarded their debut investment of $25,000 to startup Sentinel Fertigation and its founder Jackson Stansell, ’21, a biological engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A partnership between the College of Business and Invest Nebraska, the HVF seeks to bridge the funding gap early-stage startups in Nebraska often experience. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Generosity of Husker Nation Supports Students, Programs and More
Kathy’s Point: Generosity of Husker Nation Supports Students, Programs and More
Feb 9 2022 9:00 AM

The spring semester kicked off in January with unseasonably warm weather and great news from The Princeton Review. Our MBA@Nebraska program jumped five spots to #8 as one of the nation's most outstanding online programs in their recent ranking. We were also #5 for public online MBA programs in the U.S.

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Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Jan 27 2022 9:00 AM
Junior management major and entrepreneur Colton Arias recently won the “Forged in Fire” History Channel blacksmithing competition a second time at age 20, its youngest two-time winner. As a busy startup owner attending the College of Business, he enjoys building on the interest he first discovered as a child. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation
MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation
Jan 10 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln jumped five spots as one of the nation’s most outstanding online MBA programs, according to The Princeton Review®. The MBA@Nebraska program earned the #8 spot in the education services company’s list of Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022. » Full Article
Ryan Shares Supply Chain Insight
Ryan Shares Supply Chain Insight
Dec 8 2021 9:00 AM
As the world grapples with shortages and delays, Chancellor Ronnie Green talked one-on-one with Jennifer Ryan in a new video part of his “3 Questions with Ronnie” video series. In their discussion, Green and Ryan examine global disruptions in goods being delivered and how those issues are reshaping instruction. » Full Article
Akinyemi Finds Family in Actuarial Science Program at Nebraska
Akinyemi Finds Family in Actuarial Science Program at Nebraska
Dec 2 2021 9:00 AM
When Olukemi “Kemi” (Olubodun) Akinyemi, ’04, moved from Nigeria at age 15, she found a new home in Lincoln, Nebraska. After enrolling at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she also found a community of friends she considers family. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Empowering People to Lead the Future of Business
Kathy's Point: Empowering People to Lead the Future of Business
Oct 13 2021 9:00 AM
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that graduates in our MBA@Nebraska program have the fifth-lowest debt-to-income ratio out of 567 schools, providing a high return on investment for students. The WSJ found that not only do we offer a financially competitive online MBA@ Nebraska, but our graduates also end up recouping the cost of their degree sooner than those in other programs. » Full Article
Shoemaker Gives Back Through Sales Scholarship
Shoemaker Gives Back Through Sales Scholarship
Oct 12 2021 9:00 AM
Ryan Shoemaker, ’17, utilizes the work ethic honed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to achieve success in his sales career after graduation. Now he plans to motivate other students to do the same by establishing the Center for Sales Excellence High Achievers Scholarship at the College of Business. » Full Article
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Oct 7 2021 9:00 AM
With rising health care costs affecting the lives of many in the U.S., Yingchao Lan, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, researches ways to streamline health care delivery and create a more effective system to help lower costs. Her latest study earned her the Chan Hahn Best Paper Award at the 2021 Academy of Management Conference after being recognized as finalist for the honor twice before. » Full Article
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Sep 16 2021 9:00 AM
Celebrate the grand opening of the Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space (DIGS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1. All are welcome to attend the program and open house in Howard L. Hawks Hall in the west welcome center area and HLH 102 by RSVPing at http://go.unl.edu/openDIGS. » Full Article
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Sep 15 2021 9:00 AM
The new U.S. News & World Report rankings show a move upward for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Nebraska’s undergraduate business program ranks No. 30 among public universities and No. 49 among all national institutions – a jump of four spots from last year. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Hawks Hall Keeps Giving Back as Students Return to Start Fall Semester
Kathy’s Point: Hawks Hall Keeps Giving Back as Students Return to Start Fall Semester
Sep 8 2021 9:00 AM
The beginning of the fall semester marked our fourth anniversary in Howard L. Hawks Hall. A gift that keeps on giving, it not only brought all of the College of Business under one roof but also serves as a central hub for our Nebraska Business community to gather, collaborate and do big things. » Full Article
Johnston Puts Supply Chain Certificate to Work in Air Force
Johnston Puts Supply Chain Certificate to Work in Air Force
Aug 19 2021 9:00 AM
As an aircrew flight equipment flight chief in the United States Air Force, Master Sgt. Joshua Johnston ensures airmen have the supplies they need for any situation. To contribute to the efficiency of logistics operations in the military, Johnston enrolled in the fully online supply chain management graduate certificate program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
Aug 12 2021 9:00 AM
After leaving her family in Oman for the first time, Muzna Al Zadjali came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln unsure what to expect. As she grew more involved in her international business major and challenged herself to engage with others in the College of Business community, she found support and began to feel at home. » Full Article
Christensen Takes Analytics Skills to Next Level
Christensen Takes Analytics Skills to Next Level
Jul 15 2021 9:00 AM
After graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a degree in mathematics, Casey Christensen, ’17 & ’21, wanted to expand her analytical skills and advance her career. Four promotions later, she knew she made the right decision enrolling in the business analytics graduate certificate program at the College of Business. » Full Article
Summer Momentum Drives Strong Fall
Summer Momentum Drives Strong Fall
Jul 14 2021 9:00 AM
Though summer is often a time to recharge before the fall semester, all of us at the College of Business are looking forward to an active fall semester with our students back on campus, the return of in-person events and exciting new initiatives. I also want to celebrate some of our summer successes and share a few opportunities at Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Jul 13 2021 9:00 AM
When Nebraska Athletics introduced #NILbraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln three-part initiative to prepare student-athletes to maximize the Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) legislation, they did so by utilizing teamwork. Recruited to provide Accelerate, the College of Business developed the program to assist more than 650 student-athletes identify, strengthen and activate their NIL potential. » Full Article
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Jun 24 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Andre F. Maciel was intrigued when he chanced upon a knitters’ group in Tucson, Arizona, in 2011, during his doctoral program. Now a professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Maciel wondered why people in Tucson, of all places, would devote uncounted leisure hours to creating shawls, scarves and sweaters. » Full Article
Schmidt Retires from the College of Business
Schmidt Retires from the College of Business
Jun 17 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. James R. Schmidt, James W. & Helen A. Hanson Professor of Economics, arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1977 ready to advance the Department of Economics in quantitative fields. His teaching and research at Nebraska influenced many throughout his 44 years at the College of Business and helped pave the way for distance learning practices. » Full Article
Noddle's 60-Year Career Impacts Food Industry
Noddle's 60-Year Career Impacts Food Industry
Jun 9 2021 9:00 AM
Recently named the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for 2020 & 2021, Allan Noddle, ’62, earned recognition for his outstanding career in business. A paramount leader in the food distribution industry, his career spans across continents and decades, starting at a local grocer in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: A Commencement to Remember
Kathy's Point: A Commencement to Remember
Jun 9 2021 9:00 AM
Summer jobs, classes, internships, camps, orientation – we pack a lot of fun and hard work into these next couple of months. Students, faculty and staff continue building for a fall with positivity and excitement at returning to more in-person opportunities. » Full Article
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Jun 8 2021 9:00 AM
Propensity for unethical behavior may be a desirable trait for accounting executives or even the reason the company hired them in the first place. Dr. Ling Harris, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, examined the role dark personality traits play in the accounting executive hiring process. » Full Article
Dedication Leads Nicole Sum to Ultimate Success
Dedication Leads Nicole Sum to Ultimate Success
May 25 2021 9:00 AM
No matter the situation, Nicole Sum, ’21, always gives it her all, whether in the classroom at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business or on the field as a professional Ultimate Frisbee player. Her competitive drive challenged her to work hard, but it was learning from her failures that pushed her to new heights at Nebraska. » Full Article
Roger and Jeri Smith Invest in Students
Roger and Jeri Smith Invest in Students
May 7 2021 9:00 AM
Growing up in Omaha, Roger heard adults discuss accounting as a lucrative and interesting profession. He enjoyed working with numbers and excelled in a bookkeeping course at Omaha Central High School. Looking to his future, scholarships enabled him to attend the College of Business, where he learned the values of flexibility and working with others with varied backgrounds and strengths. » Full Article
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
May 3 2021 9:00 AM
A Nebraska Business Honors Academy student and supply chain management major, Peyton Walker utilized her personal journey with student wellness to pitch a new program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As she prepares for life after graduation, she leaves a legacy of helping Huskers enjoy a happier and healthier university experience. » Full Article
Nunnally Pursues MBA@Nebraska to Maximize Service in Nepal
Nunnally Pursues MBA@Nebraska to Maximize Service in Nepal
Apr 14 2021 9:00 AM
Allen Nunnally needed additional business skills to be of maximum service in his career helping the people of Nepal. He joined forces with faculty and fellow students in the MBA@Nebraska program to advance his leadership, organizational and cultural awareness for his job at MountainChild, where he serves as country director in Kathmandu, Nepal. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Our Time To Celebrate
Kathy's Point: Our Time To Celebrate
Apr 13 2021 9:00 AM
April is a time for celebration for our Nebraska Business community. This is when the diligent and difficult work manifests itself into good grades, summer internship placements, competition wins, graduation, honors and more. » Full Article
Baez Jost Changes Coffee Industry
Baez Jost Changes Coffee Industry
Apr 13 2021 9:00 AM

After successful careers in corporate America and college athletics, Marianella Baez Jost, ’94, and her husband, Jonathan Jost, ’90 and ’94, chose a new life adventure – coffee farming in Costa Rica. As they embraced risks and encountered challenges, they promoted fair trade practices and shared their business insights with University of Nebraska–Lincoln students.

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Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Apr 13 2021 9:00 AM
Research and Communication in Accounting (ACCT 455), a new course, merges the worlds of business and theater with the goal of preparing future accountants to adapt to an ever-changing industry. Ultimately, it prepares students to communicate effectively in the workplace during even the most unpredictable situations. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Named Best Value Program in U.S. by Financial Times
MBA@Nebraska Named Best Value Program in U.S. by Financial Times
Mar 22 2021 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – known as the MBA@Nebraska – ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for the value for the money category in the latest Financial Times online MBA rankings for 2021. Placing No. 14 overall globally, the MBA@Nebraska placed No. 7 in the nation. » Full Article
Nebraska Offers New Online M.S. in Supply Chain Management
Nebraska Offers New Online M.S. in Supply Chain Management
Mar 16 2021 9:00 AM
The new online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business allows students to pursue a flexible graduate degree in a fast-paced, growing field. Supply chain management serves a critical component of virtually every industry with high demand for individuals who can help organizations better understand, manage and coordinate their supply chains. » Full Article
Juma Empowers Others Through Social Entrepreneurship
Juma Empowers Others Through Social Entrepreneurship
Mar 11 2021 9:00 AM
As a first-generation college student, Paska Juma, ’19, navigated a zigzag path at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. By utilizing Nebraska’s resources and finding her way into entrepreneurship after a few academic program changes, she built a toolbox of skills she uses today as a program manager at Google, social entrepreneur and activist. » Full Article
Master of Science in Finance Provides Roadmap to Career Goals
Master of Science in Finance Provides Roadmap to Career Goals
Mar 9 2021 9:00 AM
Allison Dahl of Omaha, Nebraska, sought a better understanding of finance for her own personal growth and to expand her career options. She unlocked her potential by being one of the first to enroll in the online Master of Science in Finance program. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Every Person and Every Interaction Matters
Kathy's Point: Every Person and Every Interaction Matters
Mar 9 2021 9:00 AM
At Nebraska Business, we know power lies within the university's goal to be an institution where every person and every interaction matters. This principle ties into all that we do – teaching and learning, research, service and engagement. However, with fewer in-person classes and events held during the COVID-19 pandemic, it became difficult for students to feel connected to campus, our community and each other. » Full Article
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Mar 2 2021 9:00 AM
Although cash flow hedge derivative transactions have become common practice for corporations wanting to mitigate risk, adjusting financial statements to account for them often confuses investors. Dr. Jimmy Downes, assistant professor of accountancy, published an article recently to help provide a full picture of financial statement adjustments needed when considering hedge derivatives. » Full Article
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Feb 16 2021 9:00 AM
It is not uncommon for supervisors to lose their cool with employees at some point. Sometimes it can escalate to become abusive. Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, studied how abusive bosses perceive and respond to their own abusive behaviors. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Testament to the Husker Spirit
Kathy's Point: Testament to the Husker Spirit
Feb 10 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska's winter weather gave us a historic, snowy start to the semester! We thank the university's Landscape Services for putting in more than 30 hours clearing paths and parking lots so students, faculty and staff could safely venture across campus. In addition to Huskers helping Huskers during this pandemic, the heavy lift by this crew exemplifies our Husker spirit. When business student Harry Pecha wrote "Dear Old Nebraska U" in 1924, I don't think he could have dreamed the symbolism this past year has brought to the words, "We'll all stick together, in all kinds of weather, for dear old Nebraska U." » Full Article
Family Connections Run Deep for Ross
Family Connections Run Deep for Ross
Feb 9 2021 9:00 AM
Hailing from Mullica Hill, New Jersey, Tyrell Ross, ’10 and ’18, ventured halfway across the country to attend college due to family connections. Today, after earning accounting and MBA degrees, the former track star continues to make his mark at Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Jan 27 2021 9:00 AM
Olivia Rempe knows firsthand that it’s not where you start, but how you finish. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior and December College of Business Student of the Month confronted her addiction and refocused her life – after almost losing it. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Recognized as Top 20 Program by <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>
MBA@Nebraska Recognized as Top 20 Program by U.S. News & World Report 
Jan 26 2021 9:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – called MBA@Nebraska – as a Top 20 national online program for 2021. Jumping five spots to No. 17 in overall online programs, the MBA@Nebraska also ranked No. 13 among public institutions, No. 4 in the Big Ten and No. 11 for veterans. » Full Article
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Dec 1 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, adopted his research track in the supply chain of pharmaceuticals as a Ph.D. student when his former advisor was diagnosed with cancer. The significance of his research today looms large, as a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and its distribution recently grabbed national headlines. » Full Article
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Nov 12 2020 10:00 AM
First impressions may be important, but do they have the power to overshadow poor performance in the workplace? Dr. Dirk Black, assistant professor of accountancy at the School of Accountancy, looked at how positive first impressions of professional baseball players might allow them to progress in the minor leagues despite performing poorly on the field. » Full Article
Bykerk Helps Make Actuarial Science Program World-Class
Bykerk Helps Make Actuarial Science Program World-Class
Oct 15 2020 9:00 AM
Cecil Bykerk, ’68, faced an early impasse in his actuarial career when he left Nebraska for his first job. Instead of a straight line to New York City, he encountered an unexpected sharp turn when drafted into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War – a turn that eventually gave him tools to bring back to his home state and help build a world-class actuarial science program. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: The Power to Do Big Things
Kathy’s Point: The Power to Do Big Things
Oct 14 2020 9:00 AM
Can you believe we’re over halfway through the condensed fall semester? I am extremely proud of our community – including our students, faculty and staff – for their resilience and creativity in continuing their learning, teaching and researching in this new normal. Ten new faculty started this fall and immediately worked to build meaningful connections with students and engage in cutting-edge research. Our core mission has not waivered – we are still committed to empowering students to lead the future of business. » Full Article
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Oct 8 2020 9:00 AM
Understanding consumer religious values may be an important element when forming a complete picture of the marketplace according to Dr. Jamie Hyodo, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. His latest research takes a unique look at how consumers place their trust in firms attempting to recover from business failures. » Full Article
Neal Shows Commitment to Advancing Accounting Profession
Neal Shows Commitment to Advancing Accounting Profession
Aug 21 2020 9:00 AM
Donald Neal Jr., ’03, arrived at the College of Business from Rochester, New York, ready to focus on accounting and shine on the Husker track team. Twenty years later, he combines his competitive spirit with what he learned at Nebraska to advance his accounting career and lead the charge for other diverse students to follow in his footsteps at KPMG in Omaha. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Forward to Fall
Kathy’s Point: Forward to Fall
Aug 12 2020 9:00 AM
With the fall semester beginning next week with remote learning August 17-21, and students returning to campus with excitement and energy, we look forward to welcoming them. Though the last few months reminded us of a roller coaster ride at times, we have been preparing an environment to cultivate an on-campus experience meeting the needs and expectations of our Nebraska Business community while still keeping our students, faculty and staff safe. » Full Article
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Aug 4 2020 9:00 AM
Everyone knows the frustration of not having the right change to complete a purchase. Dr. Yunxia (Peter) Zhu, assistant professor of supply chain management and business analytics at the College of Business, believes his research exploring the supply chain of currency may contain solutions to a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Full Article
Titus Promises to Start Something at College of Business
Titus Promises to Start Something at College of Business
Jul 14 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Varkey (Anand) Titus Jr. joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to fulfill a promise to help start something at the College of Business. Eight years later, Titus’ efforts earned him tenure with a promotion to associate professor. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Forward to Fall and a More Inclusive Community
Kathy’s Point: Forward to Fall and a More Inclusive Community
Jul 8 2020 9:00 AM
As we look forward to fall, our faculty and staff are energized by our students’ continued commitment to leading the future of business. I was incredibly proud of their resilience, but am even more so now as a record number of business students earned their spot on the Dean’s List. » Full Article
GRAD2GRAD Program Provides Special Tuition Discount for Nebraska Graduates
GRAD2GRAD Program Provides Special Tuition Discount for Nebraska Graduates
Jun 29 2020 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduates who earn undergraduate degrees between May 2020 and May 2021 can now pursue an advanced degree in business analytics through a special program offering a discounted tuition rate. The new GRAD2GRAD program provides savings for students earning a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree in order to help offset hiring deflation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Full Article
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Jun 24 2020 9:00 AM
Kate Reyome, ’20, came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a fascination for fashion and a goal of one day owning her own women’s clothing boutique. After earning her business minor at the College of Business, she takes what she learned to put her a step ahead in the fashion industry. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Grad Finds Superhero Within
MBA@Nebraska Grad Finds Superhero Within
Jun 17 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Jamie Williams, ’90, ’20, dreamed as a boy about transforming into superheroes on the pages of comic books – but he sometimes had doubts in his own abilities. Through guidance from his older brother Dennis, Jamie found a superpower within himself that lets him put on a hero’s cape each day to accomplish success and become one of this year’s Best and Brightest Online MBAs named by Poets&Quants. » Full Article
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Jun 11 2020 9:00 AM
During stressful times, consistency heightens performance and well-being. That simple message underscores recent research of Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. After months of everyone dealing with difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith believes his research provides direction for those facing disruption in their daily routine. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Living Our Guiding Principles
Kathy’s Point: Living Our Guiding Principles
Jun 10 2020 9:00 AM
At Nebraska Business, summers are usually a time for fun as well as hard work. Our students participate in summer internships, employment or coursework. Our faculty teach summer classes and pursue research to advance the future of business. Our staff continue to do the important work of supporting our students and faculty through a number of ways. This summer looks different for us all. Our summer sessions moved remote. Many internships did as well or were canceled. This summer is also different because it is a time for our community to stand together – for a number of reasons – but most importantly because we believe in the power of every person. » Full Article
Martinez-Pfiffner Braves New Frontiers in Litigation
Martinez-Pfiffner Braves New Frontiers in Litigation
May 27 2020 9:00 AM
As thousands of people adjust to working from home due to COVID-19, many find themselves outside of their comfort zone. The feeling is all too familiar to Christine Martinez-Pfiffner, ’87 and’90, who found taking on a new role in litigation daunting. » Full Article
Carlson Tackles Remote Learning Five Weeks Before Retirement
Carlson Tackles Remote Learning Five Weeks Before Retirement
May 26 2020 9:00 AM
Nearly 35 years into his career and two months from retirement, Dr. Les Carlson discovered his old way of teaching all had to change. Carlson’s commitment to be first in teaching, research and service added one more challenge with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – trying to be the best possible at remote learning. » Full Article
Team Projects Flourish in Remote Learning Environment
Team Projects Flourish in Remote Learning Environment
May 21 2020 9:00 AM
Completing student team projects remotely creates challenges, but what happens when the company students need to interact with also transitions to a remote environment? University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students in Special Topics: Ameritas Marketing Class (MRKT 490) faced that difficulty in their experiential learning project while working with Ameritas this semester. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Celebrating and Supporting Each Other
Kathy's Point: Celebrating and Supporting Each Other
May 13 2020 9:00 AM
As the spring semester ends, I find myself reflecting on how proud I am of the resilience of our students, faculty and staff during this unprecedented time. The uncertainty surrounding all of us did not diminish our commitment to the College of Business mission and goals. Even when the world went remote due to COVID-19, the Nebraska Business community stayed connected and supported each other.  » Full Article
Bergman Participates in State Conference Online
Bergman Participates in State Conference Online
May 13 2020 9:00 AM
In just his second semester at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Hunter Bergman headed back home to Neligh, Nebraska, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Feeling anxious about his future, he utilized a friend’s advice to move forward and finish the semester strong. » Full Article
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
May 7 2020 9:00 AM
Students graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in May 2020 receive a unique celebration due to COVID-19 restrictions. Though traditionally a time for family and friends from around the world to join together in Lincoln, this semester a virtual celebration held May 9 from 9-9:30 a.m. concludes the academic career of many students. » Full Article
Perseverance Pushes Bernard to Earn Ph.D.
Perseverance Pushes Bernard to Earn Ph.D.
Apr 14 2020 9:00 AM
Jennifer Bernard, ’16, sees herself as unreasonably persistent when faced with challenges. As her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln ends this spring with a Ph.D. in economics, she recounts how it all began with her exiting college early. » Full Article
Eshleman Builds Sustainability Through Children International
Eshleman Builds Sustainability Through Children International
Apr 8 2020 9:00 AM
When Susana Eshleman, ’93, received an offer to serve as CEO of Children International, her first action was to turn within and evaluate her own readiness. She found her answer in a 22-year-old letter written on her behalf from Dr. Gregory Hayden, her economics professor at the College of Business. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Leading Nebraska Business Through COVID-19
Kathy's Point: Leading Nebraska Business Through COVID-19
Apr 8 2020 9:00 AM
March became a month of unprecedented change at the University of Nebraska as the spread of COVID-19 continued in the U.S. In a proactive effort, classes were suspended March 16-20, a week before spring break and students were encouraged to return home as we pivoted our courses to remote learning starting March 30. » Full Article
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Rhonda Seacrest believes in giving back to Nebraskans through programs that combat hunger, promote the arts and provide educational resources to people across the state. Her broader challenge compels her to motivate others to do likewise, which she accomplishes by planting the seed of philanthropy in College of Business students through a class project teaching them how to fund nonprofits. » Full Article
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Bringing her extensive accounting experience into the classroom, Jill Trucke began her faculty career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in 2016. With a limited teaching background, Trucke gained confidence through Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach training, which she applied in the classroom to benefit students. » Full Article
Kathy's Point - March 2020
Kathy's Point - March 2020
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
The college experienced the power of our community this month through the annual Glow Big Red event. I am proud to share that our Nebraska Business alumni, faculty, staff and friends rose to the challenge of the 24 Hours of Husker Giving and raised more than $27,000 for scholarships and the N Business Start Something Fund to support student programs, services and more. Thanks to our 261 donors, we unlocked a $2,000 bonus generously provided by alumnus Dennis Kern and an anonymous donor. This outpouring of community support demonstrates a profound commitment to developing those who will lead the future of business. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Celebrating Your Husker Pride
Kathy’s Point: Celebrating Your Husker Pride
Feb 12 2020 9:00 AM
Snow arrived in Nebraska full force in early February following a 63 degree Super Bowl Sunday. Heavy coats, stocking caps and snow boots are once again a necessity as we put our short sleeves and shorts to the back of the drawer. This weather also means students stay in the building for longer durations to study and connect with friends and more people walk through our 240,000-square-foot building rather than around it. » Full Article
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Marcus Sedberry possessed a natural acumen for business while growing up in Texas, but needed direction to apply it to his future career. It took a behavior management class with Dr. Gwendolyn Combs at the College of Business to build a foundation for his current job as a senior associate athletic director at Baylor University. » Full Article
Johnston Digs Through Data And Uncovers Future
Johnston Digs Through Data And Uncovers Future
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
When her freshmen year ended, Kennedy Johnston felt uncertain about her next steps. However, an unexpected opportunity led her accept a research assistantship in the Department of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Tannenbaum Drives Eviction Impact Research
Tannenbaum Drives Eviction Impact Research
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum approaches his research with the intent on helping build a better world. He takes that research to the next level thanks to support and data access found at the College of Business. » Full Article
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Alok Kumar’s perseverance writing and resubmitting research articles on business-to-business marketing dominated his early years as a scholar. Through his dedication, along with support from colleagues, Kumar now stands among the top 50 researchers on the Author Productivity in Premier American Marketing Association Journals list for 2019. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: Happy New Year 2020
Kathy's Point: Happy New Year 2020
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
Happy New Year! You have spent the last few weeks reflecting on 2019 and the last 10 years. As you start the new decade and consider your goals for 2020, I hope you find inspiration and energy in our college community’s five guiding principles – featured in this newsletter – to make 2020 your most successful year yet. » Full Article
Guiding Principles: Students Perspective
Guiding Principles: Students Perspective
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students personify our guiding principles by customizing their college experience to lead the future of business in their own way. As more students talk about our shared principles and apply them, others also find one that resonates with them. » Full Article
Guiding Principles: Faculty and Staff Perspective
Guiding Principles: Faculty and Staff Perspective
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
Faculty and staff at the College of Business worked with college stakeholders during the college’s strategic plan process to create our guiding principles. The principles motivate our faculty and staff to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals to lead the future of business. » Full Article
Guiding Principles: Alumni Perspective
Guiding Principles: Alumni Perspective
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
Our guiding principles call on every member of our community – including alumni – who have a stake in the success of the college to act. Alumni lead the future of business and strengthen our community through their engagement. They demonstrate how these principles are a part of what it means to be a Husker in business. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: A Big Year for Our College
Kathy’s Point: A Big Year for Our College
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
Last week was a great Homecoming celebration, the biggest in our university’s history. We welcomed back alumni hailing from South Carolina to South Lincoln, and together we celebrated “150 Years of Grit and Glory.” Homecoming this year was extra special not only in part from its expanded efforts but also because it came just after a very inspiring week at the college. We had just celebrated B-Week, one of our longest-standing traditions to build community amongst students, and our annual Partnership Summit, which brings together our 16 advisory boards to discuss and strategize our college’s future. With both of these happening in the same week, the energy was kinetic around the college and helps inspire us to do big things. Guided by our strategic plan and with support of our donors and alumni, this year will further define how we will lead the future of business. » Full Article
Hard Work Translates to Success for Atiya
Hard Work Translates to Success for Atiya
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
When learning English in high school to prepare for his future education goals, Basher Atiya came across an opportunity to work for the U.S. military as an interpreter in his native country of Afghanistan. However, after some U.S. forces withdrew, his living situation became unsafe, which presented Atiya with an opportunity to advance his education in a new country. » Full Article
Saunders Leads Charge for Ethical Auditing Practices
Saunders Leads Charge for Ethical Auditing Practices
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Kelli Saunders wanted to use her teaching career to champion ethical auditing practices to offset high profile financial scandals she witnessed in her formative years. She found her path at the School of Accountancy, inspired by an opportunity from Dr. Aaron Crabtree, to create a unique course offering that could impact the next generation of auditing professionals. » Full Article
Buss Maximizes Student Opportunities at Nebraska Business
Buss Maximizes Student Opportunities at Nebraska Business
Aug 14 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. D’vee Buss, ’75, ’91, ’02, enrolled at Nebraska in 1973 unsure of her career direction and believing it might be her last shot at a college degree. With the support of a visionary colleague and a commitment to lifelong learning, Buss not only discovered her path, she went on to revolutionize advising during 44 years of service to business students. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: New Opportunities Guided by Strategic Plan
Kathy's Point: New Opportunities Guided by Strategic Plan
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
Excitement is building for our new academic year and as our insiders, alumni and friends, we want YOU to come back and be part of it! Guided by our new strategic plan, many new opportunities are underway at the College of Business for the fall. Mark your calendars so you can reconnect, stretch your strengths and celebrate with us at the following events. » Full Article
Sönmez Drives Sustainability to Help Feed Families
Sönmez Drives Sustainability to Help Feed Families
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
As a child in Turkey, Dr. Erkut Sönmez felt a pull inside leading him to become a scientist but wondered how he could use his calling to make a difference. Little did he know by working long summers on his grandfather’s farm, a seed was being planted that would one day take root in Nebraska. » Full Article
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
When life became hectic for Dillon Ketcham and work began to take up a majority of his time, his grades started to slip. After connecting with a free tutor through the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, he not only improved his grades but also understood himself better. » Full Article
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
Caleb Newburn, a junior management major, gets the most out of his education and time this summer with two part-time jobs and five summer courses at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. However, only a year ago, his attitude for school looked completely different. » Full Article
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Jul 10 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Yijia Lin contemplated how to raise the awareness of research excellence in actuarial science for several years. By bringing together a team of faculty, staff, students and business partners, she led the creation of the first web application to compile and rank actuarial science research data now hosted on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business website. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Community-Based Programs Make an Impact
Kathy’s Point: Community-Based Programs Make an Impact
Jul 10 2019 9:00 AM
It may seem like the pace in Howard L. Hawks Hall slows over the summer with many students studying abroad, interning and working. With nearly 600 students taking courses, faculty teaching and pursuing research, staff working on projects and planning for the new academic year and the many events held in our state-of-the-art building for business partners, alumni and friends, our mission of driving discovery, creating opportunity and empowering individuals to lead the future of business continues through various efforts throughout the summer months. » Full Article
Cody Makes Enduring Relationships at DREAMBIG
Cody Makes Enduring Relationships at DREAMBIG
Jul 2 2019 9:00 AM
Kayla Cody, ’18, grew up in Beatrice, Nebraska, wondering how she would connect the dots to get to college. She discovered her destination through a program for high school students called DREAMBIG Academy offered at the Nebraska College of Business. » Full Article
Vagts Builds Upon Tradition of Actuarial Community
Vagts Builds Upon Tradition of Actuarial Community
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Increasing actuarial science majors at Nebraska affirms program growth but also creates challenges. With direction from her advisory board and a time-honored focus on community, Program Director Sue Vagts guides day-to-day successes one student at a time. » Full Article
From Slim Pickins to Slim Chickens
From Slim Pickins to Slim Chickens
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Seth Jensen, ’95, arrived at Nebraska with a plan to major in accounting, but few connections to help guide the way. Coming from the small town of Exeter, Nebraska, Jensen knew he needed to expand his network. » Full Article
Phillips Drafts His Plan for Success
Phillips Drafts His Plan for Success
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Davielle Phillips, ’16 and ’19, wanted to use his time at Nebraska to create a positive impact within local communities. Through the combination of his business and architectural education, he found direction to accomplish his designs. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: Building Future Business Leaders Continues in Summer
Kathy’s Point: Building Future Business Leaders Continues in Summer
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Our May graduates in the Class of 2019 celebrated their academic accomplishments at Commencement and headed into our workforce. I congratulated our graduating seniors with a casual event called Desserts with the Dean. Hearing about their plans and memorable moments they had at the College of Business, I am confident they leave prepared to continue to challenge themselves, ask bold questions and lead the future of business. They join our more than 32,000 business alumni and I look forward to continuing to engage with them as part of our strong Nebraska Business community. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Honors Outstanding Business Leaders
Nebraska Business Honors Outstanding Business Leaders
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM
Three alumni and one business will receive recognition due to their impact on the Nebraska business community at the 35th Annual Awards Luncheon at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. A bank chairman, human capital executive, baseball community leader and a financial services firm with deep roots in Nebraska provide a compelling example of business success to be celebrated for their outstanding accomplishments in the Cornhusker state and beyond. » Full Article
Kathy’s Point: The Key to Building a Premier Business College May Surprise You
Kathy’s Point: The Key to Building a Premier Business College May Surprise You
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM
We challenge our students in and out of the classroom, pushing them to help find solutions to tomorrow’s business problems. They are supported by dedicated faculty and staff who empower them to lead the future of business. Yet, one key ingredient in the development of our future business leaders hinges upon an external force – the active engagement of our entire Nebraska Business community. Our alumni and business partners bring tremendous value to the College of Business through their contributions of time, talent and financial support. I am both amazed by and grateful for their ongoing dedication to helping us build a premier business college. » Full Article
Focus on People Leads Shiu to a Career
Focus on People Leads Shiu to a Career
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM
Conrad Shiu sees the best in everyone and strives to bring that out in those he meets. His experiences at Nebraska Business and his inclination to help others landed him a career at Gallup after graduation this May. » Full Article
Nebraska Lifts Pulatova to Service Career at United Nations
Nebraska Lifts Pulatova to Service Career at United Nations
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM
Malika Pulatova, ’05, arrived at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from Tajikistan in 2001 to study international business and begin a journey she hopes may one day create a positive impact in her homeland. She came to the United States speaking little English but discovered how she could make a worldwide impact through a job at the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) office in New York City. » Full Article
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM
Whether playing football as a defensive tackle in high school or bringing rock ‘n’ rollers on stage to get the word out about personal finance, Jennifer Davidson does not place limits on what she can achieve. A leader in economic education at Nebraska, she lives life with her grandmother’s words echoing as a reminder, “If there’s a will, there’s a way. Figure it out. You are your own limiting factor. Dream big, go big!” » Full Article
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM
Two points stood between four Nebraska students and a trip to Hong Kong to compete in the world finals of the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge. Faced with more than 40 teams from 36 countries around the globe, these Nebraska students took advantage of their interdisciplinary team to earn a fourth place finish. » Full Article
Brost Inspired, Challenged by Law and Business Minor
Brost Inspired, Challenged by Law and Business Minor
Mar 7 2019 10:00 AM
Reid Brost came to Nebraska Business from Rapid City, South Dakota, with an underlying goal to challenge himself and make his education matter by using his experiences to help others. As a finance major, he knew he could accomplish those objectives, but when a guest speaker in his Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 312) class shared details of a new Law and Business Minor being launched at the college, a clearer picture of a future legal career formed in Brost’s mind. » Full Article
Baugh Brings Mission of Financial Education to Nebraskans
Baugh Brings Mission of Financial Education to Nebraskans
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Brian Baugh, assistant professor of finance at Nebraska Business, started his professional career as an engineer at Boeing. He reported to his first day on the job equipped with a strong background in mathematics, engineering and hard physics and his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University. Then something happened during Boeing’s onboarding process which changed the course of his life. » Full Article
Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl
Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM
When her college hockey career ended, Brenna Boulanger thought long and hard about her next step. Since moving from Dover to Durnham, New Hampshire, to play at the University of New Hampshire, she spent 20 hours a week training on and off the ice. With her skates tucked away in the closet, she needed a new focus. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: February 2019
Kathy's Point: February 2019
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM
For 150 years, our university built a legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. This year also marks a 100 years since the College of Business changed from a school of commerce into a college in 1919. Together, we will celebrate the historic past of our university during Charter Week, February 11-15, while also charting an energetic future for our land-grant institution. » Full Article
Hawra Mohammed Carves Her Own Path
Hawra Mohammed Carves Her Own Path
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM
Hawra Mohammed journeyed more than 7,000 miles from her home in Muscat, Oman, to Lincoln, Nebraska, to learn the family business of accounting. However, moving far away from home went beyond academics, she sought self-reliance. » Full Article
First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named
First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. John Geppert, professor of finance, Dr. Laurie Miller, associate professor of practice in economics, and Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, assistant professor of practice in economics, were named as inaugural Seacrest Teaching Fellows in October. Made possible through the generous support of Rhonda and the late James Seacrest, the fellows program cultivates exceptional teaching by identifying and recognizing instructional faculty who ignite students' passion for learning and provide high-quality learning experiences. » Full Article
Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams
Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
In a time where you can do virtually everything with a few clicks of a mouse, remote teams are increasingly becoming routine in the workplace. With the digital era ushering in a revolution in communication and collaboration, Dr. Tawnya Means, assistant dean, assistant professor of practice in management and director of the Teaching and Learning Center, is preparing students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to effectively lead and communicate online through the Leadership, Communication and Teams in the Virtual World (MNGT 470) course offered at the College of Business.  » Full Article
Martin Inspires Through Passion for People
Martin Inspires Through Passion for People
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
JoAnn Martin, ’75, knows the value of making a difference in the lives of those around her. Her efforts to create positive change as CEO and president of Ameritas, recently resulted in being named 2019 chair of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), which represents 290 companies, accounting for 95 percent of U.S. life insurer assets. Martin also serves as chair of the University of Nebraska Foundation board of directors, is a board member for NRC Health and was named 2018 Inspire Woman of the Year by the Lincoln Journal Star last fall. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: January 2019
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
Happy New Year! I am proud of all we accomplished in 2018 and even more excited for what is in store for our college this year. In 2019, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of our university. I hope you will join us in celebrating the historic past of your university, especially during the inaugural Charter Week activities. The new tradition brings a lineup of special events and tributes during the week of February 11-15. Thinking about our university’s mission of public education and service, you and your support play such an important role in our efforts to transform into a premier business college. » Full Article
Reimers Embodies What it Means to Be a Husker
Reimers Embodies What it Means to Be a Husker
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
Walk-on receiver Bryan Reimers made his first career reception for the Huskers against nationally ranked Oregon in the 2016 season. It led to a 22-yard touchdown that started Nebraska toward a win, much to the delight of the Husker faithful. The Lincoln East High School graduate was an unlikely hero against the Ducks that day, but the hard work exerted leading up to that moment exemplifies the same grit the management major brings to everything. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future
Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
With any new year, the fresh start brings resolutions and ideas for personal growth. Three members of the Nebraska Business community exemplify how College of Business students and faculty entered the new year ready to build upon their past experiences to make a difference in 2019. » Full Article
Mark Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Mark Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
James “Mark” Pogue, executive director of the Clifton Strengths Institute and associate professor of practice in management, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the age of 57. Pogue spearheaded the integration of strengths-based sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, providing a guiding vision devoted to maximizing talent in every business student. » Full Article
McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills
McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, knows the power people can exert when they strengthen their communication and selling skills. Amidst a professional background working in both big and small companies, she joined the College of Business in 2016, intent on giving students enrolled in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence the maximum opportunity to succeed. » Full Article
Kathy's Point: October 2018
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
Recently while walking to the Lied Center for Performing Arts to pick up my 25 years of service crystal vase, I fondly recalled my first fall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus. Though looking forward to teaching finance, it was definitely a transition moving to Nebraska from Georgia, meeting new colleagues, learning how the university worked and of course, figuring out where to park, especially during inclement weather. However, I will continue to say that it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. » Full Article
Markusch Refuses to Let Injury Define Her
Markusch Refuses to Let Injury Define Her
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
A former member of the Nebraska women’s cross country team, Lilly Markusch saw her collegiate athletic career end before it could gain any steam. After a serious left leg injury in her freshman year, she re-injured it at a fundraiser event with her business fraternity last November. This time, however, it would be much worse. She completely tore the muscle in her left leg. It was so bad that going into surgery doctors told her there could be a chance her leg would be gone when she woke up. » Full Article
Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Sep 14 2018 4:00 PM
With expertise ranging from audit regulations to asset pricing, eight new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. Their combined years of teaching, research and industry experience help meet the needs of students due to years of enrollment growth, and also fulfill the college’s pursuit to create high impact research that informs important business questions of the day. » Full Article
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